We champion design driven business.

We offer services to strengthen, grow and attract design businesses, increase market demand for design services, and tell Detroit’s design story locally and globally.

WE CREATE ACCESS TO DESIGN

Whether you want to hire design talent, learn new skills or find a business opportunity, the Detroit Design Network can connect you with like-minded designers and businesses, and support you with the tools and resources to help you thrive. Together, we can strengthen the design community in meaningful ways.

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DETROIT CITY OF DESIGN

In December 2015, Detroit was designated as a UNESCO City of Design, a recognition bestowed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on cities demonstrating a legacy of and commitment to creativity as a tool for economic development. Joining 21 Cities of Design (now 30) and 180 Creative Cities across the globe, Detroit is the first and only U.S. city to receive the designation.

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DETROIT MONTH OF DESIGN

Design is all around us and Detroit Month of Design is here to show the world why thoughtful design matters now more than ever. Design Core has organized a fun and educational program, featuring both local and international guests, that can be enjoyed in-person or from the comfort of home. Whether you want to experience something new, discover talent, or learn about how design impacts our lives, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

September 1-30

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 21st 9am-10am

Design Salon: 1300 E Lafayette

Design Salon: 1300 E Lafayette